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Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
local neighborhood is considered one of the best in the country. find out if it's where you live on this wednesday, october 3rd. good morning, maryland, i'm charley crowson. >> i'm megan pringle. it's the middle of the week. yesterday was a washout. >> it was. we were with you throughout the morning so you would know what to expect as those rains just would not leave. >> exactly. it was the afternoon and through the evening that we saw a little bit of a break out there. now the rain is being replaced with fog this morning. we have reduced visibility, less than quarter mile in a lot of spots this morning, so you need to take it easy. very difficult to get to work and where you're going this morning. due to that, we do have a dense fog advisory here in this gray area. hartford county, cecil county and anne arundel county until about 8:00 this morning. we do have one lone shower out there as we work our way into harbor county, bel aire, just to the north of jarrettsville. you can see it along i-83 this morning as well, some heavy rain, a downpour pushing off towards the north and east.
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Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
have a link on our website. head to abc2news.com to check it out. >>> today a local restaurant host a -- host a benefit in honor for daniel that takes place from 4:30 to 8:30 at a father of the spot a mcdonald's across from perry hall. prayers for daniel will be -- bracelets will be old for $2.25 for all the food sales that are going to his family. the perry hall high school student was shot and hurt in the cafeteria on the first day of school. >>> the deadly meningitis outbreak continues to get worse and health officials say 105 cases have been reported. it keeps getting bigger and bigger. there have been at least 5 confirmed cases of meningitis in our state. one of the resulted in a death. the food and drug administration says that the disease right now is coming from a batch of prepackaged epidurals. doctors say victims are getting sek so quickly because of the tainted steroid that was injected into their bodies. >> when we do epidural with the needle inside the spinal canal and infection can spread faster because it's a closed space. >> the contaminated epidural was sent 23 sain
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Oct 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
. you can call your local manufacturer or local dealership to find out if your vehicle model is actually one of the counterfeit air bags. all in an effort to keep you and your family safe. reporting live, sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> it's a good chance you have not been outside yet but if you saw sherrie you could tell it's misty and foggy and in some spots rany. is that the -- rainy. is that the norm or will things clear out. >> we will start to clear out as we go throughout the day. tonight look like it. as we -- doesn't look like it. we are tracking a front that will slice through the area by this afternoon. it will be a dry front bringing a cool down heading into tomorrow. and we will have a secondary front on the way going into friday. but for right now, we are dealing with the mist you are talking about and patchy fog. we have clouds and the clouds will decrease going throughout the day. so i will call it a sun-cloud mix. do you need the heavy coat this morning? no necessarily because the temperatures are above average. we are in the 40s -- 50s not the low 50s 40. 55 in
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Oct 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
and traffic here locally. you wouldn't want to deal with that from the storms if it happened here. >> whenever there's flooding like that it's extremely dangerous. never ever drive in that>> that's right. >> it could be debtedly. >> -- led i -- deadly. >> we have fog out there. >> we have dense fog frederick and westward. carroll and baltimore county has fog. and we will talk about the cool temperatures this morning. it's chilly out there. look at the 47 in baltimore right now. we are at 47 in chestertown and annapolis good morning to you, you are at 51. and 50 in bel air this morning and elkton at 48 and reisterstown at 52. frederick at 49 and rockville at 50. so you know this means, grab the jacket as you head out. you are going to need it. even as we go into the after moon it's not going to warm up that much. i will call it seasonable but there's a little kink thrown in my forecast this morning. let's show you what's going on here we are seeing more clouds moving in here and all this is courtesy of a system that's down to the south. with that, that can hold temperatures down go
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Oct 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
about. today performers from disney on ice and local dancers are holding an afterschool dance class for children and their families. it's going to take place at the athletic club in towson and it starts at 2:15. the show disney on ice presents rocking ever after and currently at first marina. >>> all you have to do is exercise according to a new study. it's good for the brain and the body. scientists loed at 640 people from scotland born in 1936 and age 70 they filled out questionnaires about their lifestyles. three years later they got mris from their brain scans and they tended to have larger brains than those who didn't work out. >>> if hurricane sandy hits the area people could once again be without power for days if this happens bge wants to make sure you are prepared. they are passing along tips you should know about. stay informed and make a plan and make a list of emergency phone numbers so build an emergency kit that kit should include things such as flashlights, patries, a corded phone -- batteries, a corded phone and food as well as water. >>> and all eyes right now to th
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Oct 5, 2012 4:30am EDT
about this deadly outbreak. >>> the supervisor from a local scrap metal business waking up behind bars this morning after allegedly kidnapping and assaulting his coworker. police say that 29-year-old justin earl goreham kicked a man out of the whom they shared, drove him around at gunpoint and that's because he thought the worker overpaid for a load of scrap. apparently goreham told the worker to call his brother and get ransom money to make up for the mistake. the worker's brother called police and gorham is being held on $2 50,000 bail. >>> fadge victory thanks to efforts nearly 700 u.s. based website accused of selling counterfeit drugs was shut down. it was part of a international operation. the drugs offered on the website were antibiotics weight loss pills and anticancer medications. the baltimore office was chosen to lead the operation because of the experience with similar cases. >>> looking at some of the events happening in our area today, a baltimore washington medical center holding a free health fair at arundel mills mall. you can get screenings including blood pressure an
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Oct 22, 2012 4:30am EDT
look at your abc2 news time saver traffic, over to you. >>> a local charity wants to make sure your kids eat healthy, even when they are not as home. there is a healthy for kids celebratory event at kids table. that's part of a national movement to change the way kids eat by offering healthy options on school days, daycare and summer camps. >>> a cupcake sisters will be in baltimore. dc cupcakes at costa's inn for a reception and book signing. the event starts at 7:15 and hosted by the greek american foundation. >>> company that makes banana boat sunscreen is recalling 23 spray because they can catch fire. the spray could burst in to flames on your skin, if you come in contact with an open flame or spark, before the spray is dry. >>> ellen degenerous will be in washington dc, honored with a kennedy centers 15th app yule mark twaip prize for american humor, -- twain prize for american hue hoer. humor. >>> tech world is buzzing about what apple will unveil tomorrow, the company is holding an event tomorrow. they will debut the ipad mini with a price tag of $300, who would have known t
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Oct 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
many cases. they show local officials helping uncover or rather cover up the abuse allegations. the l.a. times created an interactive map for you showing where the abuse happened across the u.s. you can also see how many cases were opened up this year and most of them dating back to the late 80s and early 90s. you can search by city and by state. our scripps national investigative team are putting together the finishing touches of a 6 month investigation look into 30,000 of the files. we have obtained and reviewed for the first time you will see the magnitude of the sex abuse scapeddal and how some scouts pleads for -- scandal and how some scouts pleads for help were ignored. you will see it on abc2 news beginning october 28th. >>> 4:37. the ravens are heading to the lone star state. on sunday the team takes on the houston texans. the last time these two teams met was in the division championship. and ravens won that game. the defense will look different this week. ray lewis and ladarius webb will not be on the field because they are injured. we may see terrell suggs. rumor has it he is
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Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
, heading to local schools hoping to get kids moving. a live preview. i'm charley crowson. meagan is off today. time for a check of the forecast and it could be changing, rain coming in, so lynette charles, people need to pack the umbrellas. >> we are seeing light rain across baltimore. light sprinkles across the area. most of the rain towards the west and the south. you can see the yellows working in around west virginia and virginia, harrisonburg. you are going to be running in to the thick of things. give it times it will work in to the area as we head through this morning. what we will see is off and on showers throughout the day. don't forget the gear. we look at the temperatures this morning, we are on the mild siding stephensville, 64 degrees, jeff son 56. throughout the days we will be seeing temperatures bumping up a bit. for this morning, when we wake up around 61 degrees, a damp morning and the afternoon will be mostly cloudy with the temperature coming in 74 degrees by lunchtime. we do have patchy fog agains north and west. yes, you will want to expect reduced visibility if y
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Oct 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
highlight baltimore city's accomplishments in improving access to affordable healthy and locally grown food. she will join student from the academy of college and career exploration planting fruit and fruit trees. this is the second annual food day and the goal is to raise awareness. >>> a gunman killed three mothers. tonight hundreds are expected to gather in wisconsin for a candlelight vigil answering the victims of the shooting. they were killed earlier this week when 45-year-old rad click haughton opened fire. the target was his wife who he terrorized from years. he was later found dead from self-inflicted wounds. altogether the three women leavebehind 7 children. >>> in a. >> reporter: ate youngest perp killed in the movie theater massacre was laid to rest. a private service was held for the 6-year-old veronica moster sullivan. she was killed in july when james holmes opened fire during the premier of the dark knight. the child's mother was paralyzed and the family waited months to hold the funeral so the mother could finish rehab. >>> thursday marks the beginning of the handling
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Oct 29, 2012 4:30am EDT
local shelters that is updated regularly. so, done down load that. it's free. and it will keep you ahead of thgame. >> thanks for joining us from the red cross of central maryland many good to know you are there. >> thank you. >> a big worry on everyone's mind is power outages as result of the storm. >> bge sent out a call for more help and they did it early. and the crews they have been coming as far away as texas. >> linda so is live at the staging area near bwi and linda, with a storm this massive it could be days before they go out and work towards restoring power right. >> reporter: that's because of the wind and stronger winds we have been expecting. in the two hours we have been here i felt the wind pick up. it's harder to keep my umbrella up here but this is the parking lot where all of those utility trucks are manned. a lot of them from out of state. again we have crews from 10states to help. they are preparing for massive power outage that sandy makes the way to the area. strong winds and heavy rains bringing down a lot of trees and power lines and leave thousands of people in
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Oct 26, 2012 5:30pm EDT
, rains this is with sandy offshore by 700 miles, big impacts but now at the beach here locally, conditions still calm for the moment. let's get over to mike masco. >>> we got new model in, this is the g fdl, this takes it over the eastern shore. we do still have the 400-mile spread between ocean city to north as atlantic city and one mile taking it north, closer to new york city. it really is all tracked dependant on what type of effects we will feel from the storm. we know this storm is going to produce surf. looking at the reports along the coastal sections of florida, 17-18-foot waves with gusts close to 30 miles an hour. that's gail force winds extending from the center. this is a historic storm potential for maryland, a long duration event. monday through wednesday, eastern bay flood risk is high. high winds, heavy rains, you got to keep it locked on channel 2. we will break down a track scenario, what to expect from each coming up in a little bit. >>> thank you very much. that is good, the two wild cards, precise place for the storm comes ashore, make preparations now and
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
we'll introduce you to a local high school football player who is, selling both on the field and in the classroom. >> 61 degrees out at bwi. our normal is 68, a little cooler than average. take a look to the north. cooler air. not that far away, details coming up. >>> every thursday, we're going to highlight a student athlete in the student athlete of the book. it's chris a bino. >> chris never brags or talks about himself, so we will. >> reporter: prepare, priority, two words you would think he wouldn't say. >> i'm so hungry getting home. >> oar that is after all day ap courses, after football practice and hitting the books until midnight. did we mention chris writes for the school newspaper, a scholar attended bl for 13 years. >> everybody looks after each other. >> reporter: in the entire afternoon, never did chris say i. it was always we, us, school, team, very modest young man. >> he's got wonderful parents. >> reporter: on the football field he just switched positions from defense to offense and you guessed it. he was successful, why? >> i tried to propear if practice. when i
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Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm EDT
. >>> more trouble for a local plastic surgeon we profiled as part of a investigation in to bad medicine. doctor ramierez had his licensed revoked for violating standards of care. it came after two patients at the clinic died following lengthy plastic surgery procedures as result of what happened here , the florida board of medicine had to evaluate him because he is licensed there. at a hearing today he was allowed to keep his license but hit with a fine and reprimands. >>> a threat facing the u.s. that could result in a cyber pearl harbor, according to defense secretary leon panetta. he said the nation is increasingly vulnerable to foreign computer hackers, that could freeze the banking system, or shut down power plants. several of the biggest banks were hit by hacker whose kept customers from logging in to accounts. that the tip of the iceberg. >> the cyber attack perpetrated by nation states are violent extremist groups, could be as destructive as the terrorists attack on 9/11. >> he says such an attack could paralyze the nation. >>> no secret that banks are increasing fees t
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Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
ask if the driver is on his best behavior. >>eporter: we uncovered hundreds of local school buses speeding but there could be hundreds more because a lack of oversight means drivers don't have to report we they get caught on camera. our investigation looks specifically at drivers who work for baltimore city and baltimore county public schools. they racked up more than 200 speeding and red light camera violations just like the ones you see here but those districts also pay more than 300 contractors. it's just not in their contracts. >> why don't you require that? >> it's something i will be looking into moving forward. >> i think it's a benefit to us that you notified us and we will use it to our benefit as well as the citizens of baltimore to make sure everyone is safe and held accountable. >> reporter: that accountability means drivers will have to pay their own tickets. we uncovered more than $10,000 in fines. so tonight at 11 we'll explain why discipline is another cloudy issue for some but not all of our local school districts. if you want to check it out, just go to our websi
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Oct 17, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, comfortable weather. here's our local temperatures in the low 60s. 61 in upper marlboro. you can see the beaches close to 60 but not quite. it's been a quiet pattern. temperatures cooler last night down to the 30s. now the winds have turned southerly on us. that southeasterly breeze will have an impact. we'll only fall into the mid-40s. barely below 60 tonight in spots. barely below 60. we have a few clouds east of the chesapeake. most of the area has been sitting in the clear. some morning sunshine. then the clouds roll. our next weather maker, a trailing front off the storm system that will be tracking through eastern canada. that could generate showers. they will continue into early pri day morning, the wee hours. i'm fairly confident that the evening commute tomorrow should be droip and showers tomorrow night. friday through the day if you have plans and looking good, temperatures will bounce back with widespread sunshine. we could hit 70. to the with the our next weather maker already on the map. showers coming down south of chicago reaching west through missouri toward the st. loui
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Oct 8, 2012 6:03pm EDT
monday. >> tonight we will continue our coverage of democracy 2012. jamie will interview a local candidate. >> will the birds play tonight? we'll have to wait and see. >> and hope and pray. >>> we are committed to giving you the information you need. as part of our commitment to democracy 2012 we're bringing you five-minute one on one interviews with the candidates. we have the libertarian candidate for maryland's 6th direct. >> i'm nicholas mueller, the libertarian candidate for congress in the 6th direct. the reason i'm running is to provide voters a real choice rather than the republicans and democrats who only disagree on where they want the government to interfere in your life. >> we're speaking with a $16 trillion debt. housing market that's shaky. where do you start to finding solutions. >> i think the right solution is to get the government out of the economy as much as possible. it's gotten too big. it spends too much money. what we really need to do is let the free markets solve a lot of these problems. as for the housing market, that's a harder issue. a lot of bad debt
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Oct 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and the boy scouts, they want to stop something. the fact that they can do something locally oar doing so one dollar at a time, funding the fight against what we all saw in penn state right here at home. now this program will go through halloween and all of party city's locations. ot only do 100% of the locations go to the abuse center, party city will match what is raised with an additional $25,000. >>> bail has been denied for the columbia man secretly videotaping two women inner that home. michael stephen mckenny will remain locked up. the state's attorney's office asked for a no bail case citing the disturbing nature of the case and his prior charges. he taped the women undressed in various stages and also in the bathroom. the state's attorney said he's a threat to safety and this morning a judge agreed. >>> a woman set to deliver her baby in two weeks is gunned down and the killer leaves a note connecting it to lee boyd malvo. >> it referenced the 2002 d.c. sniper case. it read, quote i will kill one pregnant woman a month until lee boyd malvo is freed. investigators are try
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Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
he were an official of some sort. he was with the state or the city or the local energy company. >> reporter: but after a quick check of the attic, windows and doors, the so-called auditor turned on a hard sale and said they ned to bee a $4,000 solar plaimpg cet for the attic. >> i was mad that he misdieded us. >> reporter: debbie was just one victim of what the consumer fed raising of america calls an energy audit scam. >> scam ares sndz consumers postcards, make phone calls, offering free energy audits that will save them hundreds a month. >> reporter: grant says the auditors often apply they're with a government agency or utility company. >> their intpt is to sell them things like heat barriers, which actually do save them. >> reporter: and shoddy work could be the result. these pictures were taken inside a home where the owner fell for a free energy scam and paid the company to put in insulation. turns out the company was unlicensed and never returned to finish the job. >> we've seen cases where the work has not been completed fully or people were not benefiting. >> reporter
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Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
favorite ravens, torrey smith. the ravens are challenging local students to get active for at least 60 minutes a day. he talked to students about the importance -- look at the cheers. he wants them to stay healthy by eating and exercising. help ran threw some drill -- he ran through some drills with the kids. >> football is the game we play, but our platform, we're supposed to do better things in the community and better things for people in general. it's not just about football. we have to use our influence to bet are our world many anytime you get the opportunity to come out, it means a lot. >> they are taking part in the challenge in conjunction with the county project. how would you like to have that at your school. >> from what he went through and to be there today, unbelievable. he is a superstar. >>> firefighters have one of the most dangerous jobs, risking their lives to save others. don harrison has a look at the challenges that firefighters face. >> we're looking live on the west side on bel air road and belt belt -- and the beltway. >> depended on where you were on how wa
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Oct 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
promote the arts and sciences. it's best left to the state and local ties. >> what do we need to do with afghanistan? >> we need this get out and stop this constant building up of other nation. that's driving part of our debt because we can't sustain it. those nations need to create their own destiny and they ned to choose what government is best for them. >> is the healthcare reform act the answer. this is president obama's landmark piece of legislation and mitt romney said he will repeal it. what do you think? >> i don't support it. romney said he will repeal and replace. free market solutions will fix this. free market is where we need to g the problem is whenever government gets involved, it costs more and we usually have more problems come from government getting involved. >> while you are one person running for congress right now, what do you say about the stalemate that exists? sometimes it's just nastiness. >> you're one of 435 peoplen capitol hill, so first you have to find people on issues that you agree on. if there's issues you agree on, you work together but never compr
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Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
shelters open state wide pritted by local jurisdictions by the state. i really want to thank the following businesses who have contributed food to make sure we can accommodate people. they are wawa, sam's club and food lion. so thank you many there are no reports currently for critical infrastructure damage. we'll continue to monitor that through the night. so, in conclusion, 5,000 outages so famplet the storm is likely to make landfall sooner than we thought because she's picking up speed along with pick up intensity and we expect landfall in new jersey. sceef, correct me fell' wrong somewhere between -- if i'm wrong somewhere between 8 and 10 p.m. >> more like 8. >> okay. more like 8 p.m. and the storm mr. make its way across maryland. this is a violent storm. we need to act responsibly. this storm has already taken a lot of lives in the caribbean. now it's moving on to land in the united states in our most densely populated areas. stay indoors. we're not trying to scare anyone, but are being honest. this is dangerous storm. in chrisfield. some of you go to the millers clam bak
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Oct 15, 2012 6:00pm EDT
home and they will do what? leon binge joins us. >> we are here to help out the family, local independent drivers top donate some money to help them with their funeral. as you can see several of the drivers are here. >> there will be one funeral for all five victims. will money be raised to help with the funeral cost? >> yes. that's the intention. >> reporter: no offense we typically don't want to see a tow truck driver but tonight you're sending so much good. >> it's good to give back to the community. some where along the line these families have used one of our service, so we're here to give back to the community. >> reporter: you're with lb towing. hey, -- guys, wave to us. we will be leaving from pauly high school heading to the home in northeast baltimore. there they will say a prayer and each driver is also collecting money. again, that money will be used for the funeral cost. so, guys, we'll bring you the latest at 11:00. back to you. >> all right. a 15-year-old is stabbed at northwood high school in silver spring much the victim will make it. the victim is not coopera
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Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
systems that don't work and run education where it belongs. local level, to the parents, to the communities. >> we have about a minute left. afghanistan, do you see an end in site? >> afghanistan seems to be a hole in the ground right now. soviets didn't have success, we are not having success. that whole region of the world especially the last few days with the attacks on the embassies, those folks are never going to appreciate us and like us because our values are amp thet call to theys to force ours on them, we are going to meet head on. we got to recognize that for what it is. it's going to be a con flick. in a sense we have to separate and isolate, and if we stop sending so many pet tro dollars over this and allowing them to finance they activities, we are going to be a lot better off. >>> still tracking sandy, we will be doing it tonight and all weekend long, here on the air and on abc2news.com and on mobile.
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Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
fact that they can do something locally. >> the program will go through hun at all party city stores and the company will match with $25,000. >>> you've probably soon the commercials. question 7 is all about gambling, allowing more lottery machines and adding a sixth casino in prince george's county. advocates said a yes vote would create more jobs and put money in education but opponents said it's not worth the moral price of gambling. >> i have a proposal. why don't the state of maryland start off a heroin company and make the best heroin on the east coast that way we can bring people from all up and down 95 to buy heroin in the state of maryland and the state would get money off the heroin. >> marylanders can weigh in in the voting booths. for more information, head to abc2news.com and look at our fee colored stories. >>> the wait is finally over. apple unveiled the new ipad mini today. here's a breakdown of the differences between the new smaller version and the full size. the screen measures 7.9 inches corner to corner and weighs less than a pound, about that of a piece of paper
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
down to treatment. >> last year we funded 6 local programs in the state -- 26 local programs in the state. we're major funder to many of our grantees. they provide services, nurse navigators. it's really important. there's a lot at stake. >> reporter: certainly an important message. thank you for joining us live. so you have an hour if you want to get out in hunt valley and open -- >> 11 to 3:00. >> reporter: so four hours tomorrow. you can rj sterks pick up your packet. at 6:00 on sunday morning they'll be out here before the praise starts at 8:00. we'll joan you live on the air from 7 until 10, so a weekend filled with pink. come on out here and support komen for the cure. we're live in hunt valley. >> i love. that a volunteer take as whole week off to show her dedication. >> there's still time to register. go to abc2news.com/think pink. we have a link to komen's website but time is running out. online registration closes tomorrow at 1:00. >> it will be a bessie sunday -- busy sunday. >> if you're looking for something else to do you may want to try your ball -- ballet. >> the dan
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
local school yesterday. two male students are charged with handgun violations after one brought ammunition to school at deer park middle school. the student got the gun from home. it was only the ammo he brought to school. >> he brought the weapon to a location, about a quarter of a mile away from the school. he displayed that went to he displ1b&hv√°)hand then took t weapon b hid it, on a piece of private property, went to the building, had ammunition in the pocket. another child, went to an administrator or teacher. >> there is no indication that the boys had any plan to harm students or staff at the school. the gun was legally registered and secured with a gun lock. now in this case, the gun never made to it school, and was locked but to prevent more scares and keep children safe, the baltimore county police department is urging people to keep the guns locked up. if you live in baltimore, visit any precinct and get up to 3 free gun locks, the police foundation donated $5000 to fund this program. for. >>> the baltimore blast want to score a goal against bullying tool. they are
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
you know anything about what happened to her call 410-396-2100. >>> a local cemetery is having big problems with thefts. roosevelt leftwich explains how thieves are stealing urns right off the graves. >> reporter: thieves took several different heavy bronze urns down in brooklyn park. now according to authorities, depending on the size of the urn they weigh anywhere from two to three pounds a and cost anywhere from $600 to $700 but the bronze is only worth $1.69 a pound. the thefts were scattered around the cemetery but police say this isn't the first time that cedar hill was robbed. >> the same cemetery almost a month eying-- ago. we had almost 30 information tor northwest district. these are people's memories. this is important to people, very meaning full. >> the company spokesperson said they are saddened by these thefts. she said they are asking families to contact them immediately. this -- they're offering to replace them with ones made out of zinc, one with not as much metal as bronze. police are asking anyone with information to call them at their office. roosevelt leftwich
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of snow. look at this locally, cold air. so we'll hav much more on sandy straight ahead. >> a lot going on for folks in millers island concerned about the damage and high tide. >> joce sterman is out there and she is live for us. >> reporter: the water is rising a bit has that tide begins to come in here on back river. the water, obviously, a main concern, not just for people who live on it but for people who police it and patrol it. we went along with the coast guard to survey the damage. they took us along on the ride. this coast guard crew heads into the water braving the waves to see if slain di left a mark. they're spoichg the bay and the shores looking for damage and not finding much. even with the storm gone it's not smooth sailing for the crew members. boats like this operated by crews for the coast guard can handle up to eight feet. that's what they saw by the bay bridge on monday afternoon. the wind is a completely different story. >> with the winds being too high, it would be too dangerous. >> reporter: with the winds weakening, they were able to take on a huge job toda
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Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm EDT
tomorrow. >> for the latest news in politics, you can learn more and also some local races. you can also download an application and find out where your polling place is located. >> all right. from politics to hollywood, two former "dancing with the stars" champs are out. now there are nine cobles left. drew lachey left and then helio castroneves. >> do i think i'm as good as some people yes. >> those still in the running include bristol palin, kirstie alley and emmitt smismght paul -- smith. paula abdul is serving as a guest judge. >>> what the mayor as to say about the orioles. >>> and it's hard to recover for patients with severe brain injuries. we'll take you into a new rehab center. those stories and or coming up at six. now we have pra preview of -- a preview of what's coming your way. >> that debate, what happened. >> and right on the eve of the first vice-presidential debate. >> what's your emergency to joe biden tomorrow night -- message to joe biden tomorrow night. >>> what would you do if you found nearly a quarter million dollars? >> a cab driver in las vegas found himself in
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-- of a death, then the name stays. we used to get it in writing from the local court. now it's give tonight state and the state purges those names from the voter rolls. >> reporter: hey said they sent the -- he said they sent the results to the state but have not heard back about the findings. katie brown said they reviewed that information and have taken steps to verify that information and will act if they find any issues. roosevelt leftwich, abc2 news. >> a beautiful fall day. october the 1st. >> but little rain might be coming our way. look who's back. let's check in with chief meteorologist wyatt everhart. >> glad to be back from cincinnati. the purple was not popular out there last week. clouds rolling in, changing weather. we've got a night where we will begin to see the showers roll. i think we're good for the rest of the evening but a stray shower. thunderstorms as this large hear of low pressure begins to drift east. as we go into the day tomorrow and early wednesday, this evening 70 or so will fall into the 60s and the possibility of showers into the morning commute. we'l
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Oct 3, 2012 5:30pm EDT
personal information. >> how you can help local students battling dyslexia. >>> now that the iphone 5 buzz has quieted down, a major apple investor tells fortune magazine that he heard that a smaller version of the ipad will be released. it takes place october 10th. if that's the case the smaller ipad could hit the store for the holiday season. >>> is facebook selling your privacy information? they're facing backlash that they're allowing advertisers to target users based on detailed information. it's based on the email addresses and phone numbers use arers post even showing ads on what users search on other websites. facebook is accused of setting what users buy in the traditional stores off line. >> it was a tough night for a former boy bander. that's coming up next. >>> dr. john olson is standing by to take your call. 410-481-2222. if you have surgery to remove breast cancer how does that affect you? >> the principal is to make sure the tumor is removed with negative margins. so if there's any compromise in that, there's a greater risk in local recurrence. that local recurrence in
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Oct 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
getting wind and rain here in fort lauderdale as well. bring you back here locally, the sun was actually out at the beach as we make our final preparations on the maryland coast and across the state so far the weather is quiet. here are the the latest statistics. a category one hurricane, north at 6 miles per hour, and the position is 770 miles south of ocean city maryland. its track that's of primary concern, in to sunday night, the timing shifted on the storm. now we are talking late sunday, primarily in to the day monday and tuesday, that turn from out at sea that turn inward towards delmarva. of course the other wild card, where the storm comes in, but also, exactly what type of phasing we get with the cold air to the west. the cold front coming in, jet stream energy ramping the storm up to really historic levels as it moves in to maryland towards monday and tuesday. the cold air will be blasting in. as we take a look at the set up, the trend shows, sandy coming up the coast, jet stream diving in, and the storm strengthening towards sunday nite. there are wild cards, questio
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
alarm fire now a two alarm one on fleet street putting local business owners on edge. that. and more at the news at six which starts right now. . >>> police say a supervisor kidnapped a worker and demanded ransom all over an overpaid loan. how they were able to rescue the victim. >> usually a restaurant gets by word of mouth. now they will get graded. for being clean or dirty. >> and a huge drug bust, police get crack, marijuana, cocaine and thousands of dollars. we will tell you what helped them crack this case. >> things started off on the soggy side. rainy start for the skies but it's clearing out. >> will the sun stay in to the weekend? let's check in with wyatt with the first forecast. good or bad news? >> i think it's good news for the next 48 hours at least. nice around here tomorrow. lue love it. the radar just a few showers blowing out to the north and east. we are looking at a dry situation for a couple of showers, light rain showers, temperatures now 73, townsend, edgewood 76, we have 75 in rock hall. clouds beginning to clear from west to east. clear, dryer air is go
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Oct 16, 2012 5:30pm EDT
new at 6:00, a local school put on lockdown. why a student was taken no custody in baltimore county. >> how some of the raven super stores brightened the day for local cancer patients. we'll have those stories and more at 6:00. as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6. >>> we want to introduce you to fritz the cat. ship spent three days on a utility pole in iowa. they could not get her down because of the live wires. the telephone company jumped in and cut some of the power. they were able to get fritz back into the owner's arms. >>> when you're getting ready to go to sleep here's something. >> how the sleep is affecting you.
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Oct 25, 2012 5:30pm EDT
, that's the more concerning track for us here locally. perhaps, though, we'll get that more northern track which will bring it toward long island new york. there could still be coastal flooding. we'll have a winds wrapping around out of the west. that's going to pile up chesapeake bay. overall we'll have an impact no matter what. major storm potential, long duration event. we will see the crawl. we'll have wind and rain each of those days much the flood potential will be there. how much depends on the exact final track of the storm. we'll have a better handle friday into saturday. here we go 58 degrees, mostly cloudy. tomorrow, no big deal, cool and misty, mostly cloudy at 68. the next few days prepare for the storm. prepare for the worst case scenario. it's not going to hurt. as we go from sunday into monday and tuesday, this is the key time frame for us. that second half of sunday into monday and tuesday. high winds. and, again, that is the overall setup. the biggest thing that has changed from this time yesterday is the consistency of the sort of model projections to brin
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Oct 15, 2012 5:30pm EDT
thinking pink. we're also thinking dyslexia month. what one local school is doing to spread the word. >> round two for president obama and mitt romney. how each candidate is preparing for the debate. >>> keep those calls coming in to raise money for cope men -- komen maryland. >>> all right. weather wise, the rain still coming down out to the south and west. we've got decent showers from towson extending down 95 to 295 with rain in the laurel area. that rain steadily drifting east. the rain continuing to have an impact on the traffic out there, no question about that. to the south and east there's additional rain toward dorchester county and couple of thunderstorms down here south of the d.c. area right now. wet weather in the city, no question about that. current conditions at bwi 63 degrees. dew point 61, so it is muggy out there. some of the weather in motion today. you she that ceiling drop with the heavy rain showers coming through at times. then we get clearing at times as well. in havre de grace you can see the rain. in -- a lot of the rain was north of the state capital.
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Oct 19, 2012 5:30pm EDT
the whole cancer process and recovery. so this really is a local organization. 25% goes to national headquarters for research. >> okay. so registration until 7:00 tonight. you'll be out here tomorrow. >> until 3 and then 6 a.m. on sunday. >> and we'll be with you. lenore, thank you so much. we'll be live on air at 7:00. of course you can walk up here sunday morning. if you decide to walk or run, anything you do for race for a cure is great. >> race details, breast cancer information and resources, all of that found right now on abc2news.com/think pink. on sunday we'll be streaming the race live on hour website and our mobile phone so you can use the app. >> moms know that a dirty diaper is not a rare occurrence. >> ask a woman who was kicked off the bus when her kid created a stink. so why is the company taking the driver's side. >> you plug a quarter after quarter or dollar after dollar trying to win your kid a prize with the big claw. it's about where you play more then your own skells. >> i'm meteorologist wyatt everhart. clouds breaking for sun. we've got more active weather com
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Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of them are legal. >> whether it as a massive police bust or a lock june at a local school, you can hear about it on our mobile apps, did to abc2news.com/mobile to download right now. >>> baltimore city police need your help. the first victim a 40-year-old woman was walking to her collar about 2:00 this morning on roland avenue. two men came up with a gun and forced her into the car. the car is described as a silver four-door stratus. the men took her to an atm, made her take out money and let her go. 10 minutes later, police say they struck again. >> this 19-year-old victim was riding his bike on roland avenue. they struck this victim with the car. the victim fell off the bicycle and then made sure he was okay. at that point they forced him into their vehicle. >> he was robbed and eventually dropped off as well. police have increased the number of officers but they are asking anyone who may have seen the car to call 911 rote away. >>> video out of miami beach. hurricane sandy is producing high winds and waves. by tomorrow expect waves up to 15 feet high. >> whatever happens in flor
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Oct 28, 2012 6:30pm EDT
writes in, i would like you to thank our local fire companies for the dedication. my dad, jim lions, who has been a volunteer fireman for 56 years in harford county just left his house to serve us. all those volunteers and paid men and women who are with the fire and police thank you. your job is incredible. there are a few outages now. bge is expecting homes and businesses too lose hower. cheryl o'conner is live with the people of pge. she is going to see when the power will be back on. >> reporter: that's right. we are inside the emergency operation center. i can show you latest on the outage map. primarily it is green. there are a few outages. you can see it is green. state workers are monitoring the very latest conditions. also they are looking at requests from counties. here they deploy extra resources. speaking of help, bge is greeting workers from multiple states. we'll show you activity as the staging ground for the crews. we talked to people from tennessee and illinois busy checking out equipment and making sure they are ready to help out ifpower outages are reported. that'
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Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
stayed behind at a local hospital as sandy made landfall. >> they were evacuatin i'm originally from afghanistan. i can relate to this. we didn't evacuate. my son, he wants to see it. >> reporter: normally this is a booming tourist mecca. right now it's empty. there's plenty of damage and most places don't even have power. cleaning up will take a long time. >> no one has been allowed back into the city. >> reporter: president obama surveyed the area by air and on the ground. he met with governor christie. it will take time to clean up. the ball is rolling and the federal government is very much involved. reporting for abc2 news. >> for will look at all the incredible pictures you have sent in and the video of the damage from all over maryland, just head to abc2news.com/sandy. >>> real important reminder. many people may have power at home but there are a lot of traffic lights out. we caught quite a few drivers blowing through intersections with their lights breaking the law. police handed out tickets. when drives come to a light that's out this should be treated as a four way stop. i
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Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm EDT
the listing. and, also, they're still haunting us. we'll take you inside a local ghost tour trying to dig up the haunted history. anncr: it's endorsed by business leaders... small business owner: question seven means thousands of jobs... in baltimore and across maryland... anncr: and labor groups... construction worker: question seven lets us bring good jobs... back home. anncr: the teachers back it... teacher: millions of dollars will go to our schools... and not other states. anncr: and so do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> tousing our superstorm sandy -- continuing our superstorm sandy coverage. >> abc2 news roosevelt leftwich reports on the cleanup. >> reporter: the cleanup continues. folks in cecil county thought they road the storm out pretty well but one family has a heck of a story to tell. the eastern shore is very flat. in these fields you can grow just
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Oct 17, 2012 5:30pm EDT
california life guards who were fired. they will get their jobs back after the local city council voted to rehire them. 14 were canned for making the video while in uniform. the lifeguards said they were off the clock when they made the video. >>> coming up next, a new study looking at how autism affects boys versus than girls. >> why researchers believe it could make a difference. >> we as a committee do not want a walmart here and want to reject the development. >> hundreds protest a new walmart in bel air. why they're against the falling prices. >> new security measures starting tomorrow. >> we have an update to an investigation into katz insurance. why one vaster calls -- investor calls him bernie madoff. >>> the protests were
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
first to i tend college -- attend college have obstacles, but a local nonprofit is helping out. the baltimore education trust helps students. not only do they support kids in high school but through enrolling in college and beyond. >> it's in the just about their enrollment in college. our job is to get them graduated and make sure jobs are waiting. these kids in baltimore, they are our next generation of leadership. the city needs them to come back and play a success. >> they will have the screening at the brun theater at the maryland institute college of art. the event is free and open to the public. >>> this was 5:30 in the morning and he thought a burglar had broken into his home. >> not only is he scared of halloween costumes but the government is afraid at how some of them are made. we'll keep you safe next. >>> a man shoots and kills his girlfriend bus he mistakenly thought she was an intrude are. the woman went into the boyfriend's bedroom about 5:30 when he was sleeping. he woke to see a silhouette, mistook it for an intrude are, grabbed gun and shot the woman. he did call
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
towing industry. the two local companies hard the story and decided they wanted to do something. they are both located in ball. both gathered here tonight in the rain about an hour ahead of the care pra van a will go from holly -- caravan that will go from holly high school. early in the morning nancy and her four young grandchildren died. the family didn't have insurance to pay for the funeral. if you don't mind, tell us what tonight is all about. >> we're going to caravan to the family's house. this event was put together by fathers, by men prove they were impacted and want to make a statement that they are doing something to help. >> reporter: i think it's cool. you're going to be lifting up spirits. >> yes. these tow truck drivers are vested in their community and they want to do something to support. >> reporter: you're going to tough it out in the rain. thank you so much for joining us. throughout the next our tow trucks will be arriving at paulie high school and then heading to the home in east baltimore. we'll be there with them and join you again around 6:00. i'm sure this lottin
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Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
upper 70s. 60s to the west. 67 in ocean city. wider per spcttive, very little weather locally, a couple showers north of us, northern pennsylvania. that was it. quiet pattern. one thing we noticed, of course, a bigger warm air surge that helped get us up into the low 80s across much of central maryland. a very unseasonably warm pattern. low to mid-70s as the warmest air retreats. i think we'll be more in the 70-degree range as opposed to the 80s. also, weather for neuromaining clear and sunny, tonight crystal clear conditions. we look to remain clear as we go into the middle part of the day following that. then a lot of showers by friday night. that line is the leading edge of cooler hair that will march in and interact with this coastal storm and make for an interesting couple days into the early part of next week. right now all quiet. take a look to the north and west. this is component one. cold air building. you can actually make out that trough of cold air, this leading edge. this is in the montana region, in the northern plain states looking toward the dakotas, snow coming down in
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Oct 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. he was too scared. he came down on his own and they managed to free him. >>> the local teen shot during the first day of school continues to gain more support. >> now baltimore's official soccer team is throwing support behind daniel. how they are fighting bull will ing and why and how you can help. >>> warning about threats facing our nation. why tanks and soldiers won't be able to protect us from this attack. >> reporter: i'm wyatt everhart at the maryland zoo, live. wonder what the secret is to staying robust? she may have the answer. back with a live report. >>> there is no evidence of any accelerant used in the fire that killed fi
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
planned parenthood and then reversed its decision. did this controversy hit the local chapter? >> i don't think specifically the planned parenthood is. i think there is confusion between the national organization and the local organization and the difference between them. >> reporter: and the difference is the local never dealt with planned parenthood. >> planned parenthood has never asked us for funding. >> reporter: they have called those who haven't run to ask why and have heard that the economy is changing their course and there are more organizations and causes. >> search for the cure is going to go on and if we slow down any of the money that's being given to the organization it's going to slow down that work. >> reporter: so the local wants to distance itself there the national and it's policies and it's changing leadership. what do they need tonight? >> we need people to register for the race for the cure. we need people to start teams, we need people to send out e- mails for donations and just feel comfortable to spread the word about what we do in maryland. >> reporter: 9 bigges
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Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
local chapter? >> i honestly don't think that specifically the planned parenthood did. i think there's confusion with the national organization and the local organization and the difference between us. >> and the difference is, the local never dealt with planned parenthood. >> planned parenthood has never asked us for funding. >> they have called those who find out why and what they're hearing is the economy is really changing their course and there are more organizations and causes. >> search for the cures is going to go on and if we slow down any of the money that's being given to the organization, it's going to slow down that work. >> so the local wants to distance itself from the national and its policies and its changing leadership. what does komen maryland need tonight? >> we need people to register for the race for the cure. we need to start teams. we need people to send out e- mails for donations and just feel comfortable to spread the word about what we do in maryland. >> the biggest concern in all this? is that komen maryland has been there for you and now they need you more
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Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
. fighting breast cancer anyway you can. we will tell you this morning about one local group what they are doing in a creative way raising money one clay pigeon at a time. and a problem with one airline. turbulence of a different sort. details on what they are doing to make travelers feel safer when they are flying the friendly skies. >> reporter: facebook has reached a new milestone ceo mark zuckerberg revealed the social network has 1 billion active users translating to one in every seven people on planet. microsoft will take on apple and google when it unveils windows phone 8. operating system will be available on both the nokia 920 and 820 which will be both exclusive to at&t. microsoft event takes place october 29th. starbucks customers can pay for their favorite beverages with their iphones. the chain is compatible with passbook a feature that debuted on ael a ios6 operating system. and attache is looking to increase airport security. the japanese company has developed a gate that can detect the presence of bomb making ingredients in just a few seconds. and those are your tech bi
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